Neisseria meningitidis Antigen

CPT: 87899
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Test Details

Use

Aid in the diagnosis of Neisseria meningitidis infection

Methodology

Latex agglutination (LA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum, urine (random), or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

Volume

1 mL serum, 5 mL urine, or 0.5 mL CSF

Container

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, plastic urine container, or sterile plastic (CSF) tube

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

Submit only one specimen per test request form. State source.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
018770 N. meningitidis Ag. 19259-1 018770 N. meningitidis Ag. 19259-1

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